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changer . it certainly appears to be. standing by for breaking news. thank you. president obama today toured parts of new york that are still suffering after sandy damaged it. some folks have power outages and gas shortages. 17 days after the event. the president toured the hardest hit area along with new york's governor. both senators and senators and the new york mayor and michael bloomburg. it is the second trip to the region since the storm. he said it won't be his last. >> i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we are gonna be here until the rebuilding is complete. i am going to come back today, but i will be coming back in the future to make sure we have followed through on that commitment. >> the us frustrations are really boiling over. tons of debris is everywhere in staten island. the drivers still report finding -- they have trouble finding gas and someplaces and some people on long island are nearing their third week. eric sean is in staten island. what else did the president have to say? >> shepherd, the president said it was not going to be easy. you can cert
in washington, thanks so much. >>> all right. still ahead, president barack obama meeting with sandy victims. patience runs out in the northeast. >>> we are learning of charges against a couple of bp employees now over the gulf oil spill. they've been committed to putting clients first. helping generations through tough times. good times. never taking a bailout. there when you need them. helping millions of americans over the centuries. the strength of a global financial leader. the heart of a one-to-one relationship. together for your future. ♪ >>> new details today in the oil rig disaster that cost oil giant bp billions. attorney general eric holder announced last hour that two bp officials are each charged with 22 counts of manslaughter, a third official charged with obstruction of justice in connection with the worst oil spill in history and the punishment doesn't stop there. bp will pay a record $4.5 billion fine to settle criminal charges. an explosion on bp's oil rig in the gulf of mexico killed 11 people in april of 2010. millions of barrels of oil poured in to the gulf of mexico,
? thank you very much, everybody. >> all right. president barack obama there on staten island. the second visit to the region after superstorm sandy reiter e reiterating that the federal government will be there in the complete rebuilding of this region devastated by that storm. there he is with the governor of new york and also homeland security chief janet napolitano and senators chuck schumer also there as well as the new york city mayor michael bloomberg. you heard the president there also talking about poignant moment with the moore family and many people recall their two sons swept away and he talked about what's been a very emotional visit to the staten island area, but also a kind of reaffirms that resolve that the federal government will be there as best it can in the rebuilding process. our victor blackwell is there, also, in staten island outside of recovery center. so victor, give me an idea what the reception has been like for the president's second now visit, the first post-re-election there to staten island. >> reporter: well, i think the president today said what the peop
? thank you very much, everybody. [applause] tracy: that's president obama speaking on cedar grove avenue in staten island, new york. this is the president's first trip to staten island. i'm sure he was dismayed what he saw and how much work still needs to be down out there. long island as well. he did mention in order for the cleanup to happen properly in our area, he wanted to appoint a point person. sean donovan, the housing and urban development secretary will be our guy. he is a new york city native so he knows the area very well. the president appointed him the lead guy on getting the job done. so sean, your phone will be ringing i'm pretty sure very quickly. a lot of work to be done. many i'm sure wondering why the president has not been there sooner. >>> all right, coming up the founder of 5-hour energy responds to report that is the drink has been cited in more than a dozen deaths. manoj bhargava will join us. >>> gordon chapg says it means the wheels are coming off of china. look how toil is trading down. we'll be right back. tracy: popular caffeinated energy drink 5-hour energy
on. leland. thank you very much. gregg: president obama is set it welcome members of congress for talks in keeping america from going over the so-called fiscal cliff. we'll take a look whether there's a deal in the works for not. is it a fair and balanced deal? we'll debate it next. >> if you look closely what the president had to say and look closely what i've had to say, you know, there are no barriers here to sitting down and beginning to work through this process ♪ [ male announcer ] jill and her mouth have lived a great life. but she has some dental issues she's not happy about. so i introduced jill to crest pro-health for life. selected for people over 50. pro-health for life is a toothpaste that defends against tender, inflamed gums, sensitivity and weak enamel. conditions people over 50 experience. crest pro-health for life. so jill can keep living the good life. crest. life opens up when you do. changed my life.aids so jill can keep living the good life. i feel so much younger. my husband was able to hear little things again, like the laughter of our grandkids. it's
. catherine, thanks so much. yesterday president obama testified his administration's handling of the consulate attack that killed four americans. take a listen to this exchange went president and ed henry. >> i wanted to ask about the families of these four americans killed. sean smith's father ray said he believes his son basically called 911 for help and didn't get it. and i know you said you grieve for these four americans. that it's being investigated. but the families have been waiting for two months. i would like to -- for you to address the families if you can. on 9/11 as commander in chief did you issue any orders to try to protect their lives? >> ed, you know, i'll address the families not through the press, i'll address the families directly as i already have. and we'll provide all the information that is available about what happened on that day. that's what the investigation is for. but as i said repeatedly, if people don't think that we did everything we can to make sure that we saved the lives of folks who i sent there and who were carrying out miss on behalf of
-electing obama -- high unemployment, slow growth, the directl of kathululu will rise from the ocean and -- >> is that -- >> thank god. you hear that too? because nobody is playing it. there is no dj, nothing. there is no sound system. it's really kind of eerie. >> covering the romney campaign for "the daily show." he has been on the show since 2006. he has been stealing the spotlight since his first school play sense he was 7 years old. assef joins us now. what are you doing? after election fatigue, what -- >> election fatigue. i feel like -- what's that. >> what are you going to do? >> i went right from the sort of election stuff on "the daily show" right into this play, so i have been working straight up. >> tell me about it. >> it's at the lincoln center. it's called "disgrace." it's not a comedy. for people who have seen "the daily show" and know me from "the daily show" it's a very different sort of experience. it's a dramatic roll. it's dealing with a lot of identity politics. >> tell me about the identity politics because that's one of the things mainly that you saw president
island, president obama offers words of consolation to locals and thanks volunteers. we expect to hear some comments from president obama. we'll stay here live. we'll also let you know that we are expecting a news briefing coming up at about 2:00 p.m. eastern from the attorney general, eric holder. this is in relation to the settlement announced today b.p. oil's paying $4.5 billion fine, settlement, in the case for the gulf coast oil spill. that news conference is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. eastern. we hope to take you there live. >> as you can see in that mob of folks from staten island and reporters the president is actually in new york. he came up just a bit earlier today and started his afternoon in new york with a helicopter tour above some flooded and burned out sections of queens and staten island. he made an aerial tour over the neighborhood that included the breezy point community where roughly 100 homes were burned in a massive fire during the storm. >> live here on staten island waiting to hear possible comments by president obama who's been touring parts of queens and staten i
of an obama administration official, ken salazar. you know what happens to journalists who do their job? they get threatened to be punched. that's how this administration always works. always has been. >> steve: michelle, thank you very much for joining us on this thursday. have a great week. see you next week. >> you bet. take care. >> gretchen: first they fought for our freedom, now for our economy. wait until you hear the idea these veterans came up with to create jobs. you'll love it. >> steve: then should an entire neighborhood have to chop down its oak trees because one kid is allergic to nuts? we're reading your e-mail. keep them coming [ female announcer ] you spend weeks planning it. you spend all day cooking it. so why spend even a moment considering any broth but swanson? the broth cooks trust most to make the meal folks spend all year waiting for. in stuffing and more, the secret is swanson. [ coughs ] [ baby crying ] ♪ [ male announcer ] robitussin® liquid formula soothes your throat on contact and the active ingredient relieves your cough. robitussin®. don't suffer the
. thank you very much. other headlines on this thursday. in a couple hours, president obama is going to travel here to new york to look at the widespread destruction from monster storm sandy. there he is yesterday. going to head to staten island. a long island resident said his town was left in the dark every way possible. >> we had no police. the fire department was always around, but we had no information on what was going on. nothing. >> steve: who do you blame? >> everybody. the politicians in the local area. they didn't do a darn thing. we couldn't get telephone conversations. we couldn't make phone calls. the media is talking about manhattan and the overall picture, but not about us. we had nothing. >> steve: meanwhile, fema says it may need a bailout. a top fema executive says they expect losses. but their flood insurance program has less than $3 billion available in the kitty. >> gretchen: coming up, the battle over wisconsin's collective bargaining ban is far from overment the state is facing yet another lawsuit. governor scott walker here to react next. music: "make someone
of the leader of hamas' military ring. >> thank you very much for the update. >>> a defiant president obama making it clear he is ready to rumble with the republicans. the president drawing two big lines in the sand in his first news conference since winning re-election. first on taxes and the fiscal cliff. >> but what i'm not going to do is to extend bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% that we can't afford and, according to economists, will have the least positive impact on our economy. >> the president also coming to the defense of susan rice, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, who just a few days after the attack as you recall said violence on the u.s. consulate in benghazi began as a spontaneous protest against an anti-islam film. two top-ranking republicans are vowing to block rice's nomination if she is picked to be the next secretary of state. the president firing back with a rare flash of anger. >> senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> white house correspondent dan lothian, live from washington this morning. it's
closed that place down. >> robert baer, former cia operative. thank you so much for joining us today. >>> in the next hour, president obama will head to new york to meet families trying to recover from superstorm sandy. will he visit staten island, one of the hardest hit areas, and take an aerial tour. he will also meet with city officials, first responders and f fema staff. this will be the president's first time touring the region in new york. he he will be joined by new york governor andrew cuomo and mayor michael bloomberg and members of his cabinet. >>> former republican nominee, mitt romney now claiming the president won re-election by giving gifts to after r african-americans, hispanics and younger voters. this is how romney explained his loss in a phone call to some of his top donors. >> the president's campaign did was focus on certain members of his base coalition, give them extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then work very aggressively to turn them out to vote. >> those comments aren't sitting well with some republicans, notably former romney surrogate,
air strikes. soledad? >> sara sidner for us, thank you for the update. >>> let's get to washington now, where a pretty fiery president obama ready to take off the gloves, if the republicans want to fight. the president clearly stating two key demands during his first news conference, ever since winning re-election. the first on taxes and the fiscal cliff. >> but what i'm not going to do is to extend bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% that we can't afford, and according to economists, will have the least positive impact on our economy. >> the president also making clear that he has susan rice's back. that's his ambassador, the embattled u.s. ambassador to the united nations. initially she said that that september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi began as a spontaneous protest against an anti-islam film. well, now two top-ranking republicans are vowing to block her nomination if, in fact, she is picked to be the next secretary of state. that had the president very anger. here's what he said. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they
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